Welcome to the Lounge’s new room: Social Media

By Kathleen Atkins

How to count the ways people are busy on the Internet? If you guessed someone in the world is checking in on a Facebook account, you’d be right roughly 750 million times.

Fifty percent of active Facebook users are signed in on any given day, according to Facebook statistics. And Facebook isn’t alone in finding social-media methods of connecting us: Google is launching Google+, MySpace still commands a following, and other sites wave their banners at us in our electronic neighborhoods.

Now you can discuss the joys and troubles of the social-media life in the Windows Secrets Lounge. It’s good to start with a safety talk, started by Lounge VIP Ted Myers. More»

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The Lounge Life column is a digest of the best of the WS Lounge discussion board. Kathleen Atkins is associate editor of Windows Secrets.
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About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.